Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is coming to Moscow on Wednesday to meet with President Vladimir Putin. According to an Israeli analyst, Israel may offer to lobby the Trump administration to remove US sanctions on Russia in exchange for the latter applying pressure on Iran to withdraw from Syria.
On the eve of the NATO summit, US President Donald Trump wrote letters to the allies, warning them: spend more on defense or the US will lose patience. Sputnik discussed this with the regional secretary of the Lega party from Lombardy, MP Paolo Grimoldi.
He will put the US-UK relationship back on track - a Republicans Overseas spokesperson discussed with Sputnik the US President's upcoming state visit in the UK.
French investigators have decided to seize 2 million euros of public aid that the National Rally (NR) party should have received on Monday. The party is suspected of creating a secret system for embezzling European funds to pay parliamentary assistants. The damage is estimated at 7 million euros.
Commenting on the development of Russian-Turkish ties in light of current tensions between Ankara and NATO during an interview with Sputnik, former Turkish lawmaker Ismail Safi stressed that both Ankara and Moscow should show a balanced approach to the issue.
On July 6, Sweden and Kuwait initiated a closed session of the UN Security Council to address the escalation of clashes and deterioration of living conditions in southwestern Syria, reflecting allegations which have been denied by Damascus.
A famous German politician and best-selling author - Thilo Sarrazin - has filed a lawsuit against Random House for declining to release his latest book on Islam, titled 'Hostile Takeover: How Islam Hampers Progress and Threatens Society', despite initially signing an agreement with the author.
At times like this, the Brexit dam having burst and, with it, bursting asunder any lingering hope in the ability of Theresa May’s government to navigate the country out of the Brexit storm that has engulfed it since the 2016 EU referendum, a storm that has intensified into open civil war within the Tory Party, Irish poet W B Yeats looms large.
China continues to solidify its positions in Africa, where in addition to its investment activities and so-called railway diplomacy, Beijing is steadily increasing arms sales.
Radio Sputnik discussed Boris Johnson’s departure amid the Cabinet turmoil with Mark Garnett, a politics professor at Lancaster University and author of the book "From Anger to Apathy: The British Experience."
The 2018 NATO Summit will likely be filled with shockers and maybe even a couple of sour apples, Jan Oberg, director of the Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research, told Sputnik Tuesday.
On Monday, the Trump administration announced that it would be unable to comply with a court order to reunify all migrant children who were separated from their families at the border between April 19 and May 31.
US NATO ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison has accused Moscow of trying to "flip Turkey" and other US allies and "destabilize" the alliance amid Ankara's plans to purchase the S-400 air defense system. Speaking to Sputnik, Turkish military and political observers said that although the US envoy's logic may be convoluted, it's not entirely incorrect.
Winston McKenzie, the former London mayoral candidate and TV personality, spoke with Sputnik about the UK government turmoil in the wake of the resignations of Brexit and foreign secretaries.
European Council President Donald Tusk has attacked Donald Trump for "criticizing Europe almost daily," and asked the US to "appreciate" its allies amid growing transatlantic tensions over security and trade. Speaking to Sputnik, Stop NATO International founder and peace activist Rick Rozoff outlined why Trump probably won't pay much heed to Tusk.
Political commentator Rob Abdul spoke to Sputnik about the political turmoil in the UK cabinet as Boris Johnson resigned from the post of Foreign Secretary amid differences with Prime Minister May.
The investigation into the nerve agent poisoning that has left one woman dead and her partner critically ill has spread to another site, 40 miles from Salisbury.
Beijing is betting on Donald Trump's defeat in the 2020 re-election, CCTV editor and commentator Tom McGregor opined, speaking to Sputnik. The commentator explained why China does not want the world to think that it is meddling in the Trump-Kim nuke talks.
The Amesbury poisoning case has cast doubt on the British authorities' ability to control their own chemical stockpiles, geopolitical analyst Adam Garrie told Sputnik. Garrie shared his views on how the timing of the incident could be connected to the World Cup and the upcoming Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki.
The Western Balkans Summit, which aims to achieve effective cooperation between the Balkan countries and the EU, has begun in London, despite the fact that Great Britain itself is leaving the European Union. How will the United Kingdom "coach" candidates for EU membership, with one foot out the door of the bloc?
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